Helping the homeless

29/6/2017
McAuley students raise awareness about the city
McAuley students raise awareness about the city's homeless

More than 100 Catherine McAuley Westmead students recently braved the cold weather and slept outside in effort to highlight the plight of the homeless.

It was part of Homelessness Awareness Week that also saw families bring in much needed items to be distributed to the homeless through the St Vincent de Paul Vinnies Van.

The school also ran a fundraising cupcake stall and bucket collections to raise money.

The activity was an awareness campaign to raise awareness among students about the plight of the homeless and a successful Winter Sleep Out.

The week was organised by the Vinnies Van Group of students and the Catherine McAuley Vinnies Van Coordinator Ms Sandra Vassallo.

Once a month staff and students go out with the Vinnies Van and distribute items to local homeless including food and hot drinks.

 

Posted By CathEd Parra at 17/07/2017 10:05:45 AM
 
   
  
 

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